Listen to Australians Newspaper Empires & The Ben Roberts-Smith Verdict42:501 June 2023

Academic and Author Sally Young joins Jess and Charlie to discuss Australia's media mogul history and her new book, Media Monsters: The Transformation of Australia's Newspaper Empires. The team also cover this week's verdict in the Ben Roberts-Smith defamation case and how defamation laws in Australia impact the media environment.

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We live in a media saturated world. The news cycle travels at lightning speed and is impossible to ignore. Spin Cycle aims to make sense of the 24/7 updates and hot takes we are bombarded with from media outlets, politicians and pundits all trying to own the narrative.